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Wednesday briefing: Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against child sex conviction

12 minutes ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Guilty verdict upheld against senior Vatican official... Venezuela's President Maduro admits secret talks with US... and, hung up on your phone? Good morning - I'm Warren...
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How a school was transformed when students were banned from using their mobile phones 

How a school was transformed when students were banned from using their mobile phones 

14 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Lakes Grammar, located north of the NSW Central Coast, implemented the ban in May due to concerns around students playing video games at school.
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It Might Be Time To Cut My Right-Wing, Trump-Loving In-Laws Out Of My Kids' Lives

It Might Be Time To Cut My Right-Wing, Trump-Loving In-Laws Out Of My Kids' Lives

20 minutes ago   |   Huffington Post

“I don't understand why anyone lives in Los Angeles,” my mother-in-law said to my husband over the phone a few months ago. “It's full of immigrants.” This offensive...
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Ignore the sneering: young people's rage is an age-old sign of failed politics | Fiona Sturges

24 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Like the rockers and ravers before them, this generation treats the choices of their elders with alarm In the documentary Everybody in the Place, the Turner prize-winning...
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Shock! Horror! Do you know how much time you spend on your phone?

24 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Writer Adrienne Matei spends two hours and 20 minutes a day on her phone - which might seem fine, until you realize it amounts to 35 full days a year. What's your number? How...
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Liam Hemsworth looks unimpressed as he checks his phone in Byron Bay

Liam Hemsworth looks unimpressed as he checks his phone in Byron Bay

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter were reportedly caught hooking up at a Hollywood nightclub last week, with onlookers claiming they were 'basically having sex'.
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Common driving habits that cause more crashes than using mobile phones behind the wheel

Common driving habits that cause more crashes than using mobile phones behind the wheel

3 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Researchers from Adelaide University found reaching for fallen objects, attending to children and pets while driving, and stressful thoughts were most common reasons behind the...
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Tory James Cleverly accused of 'crashing into car while talking on phone' on M11

Tory James Cleverly accused of 'crashing into car while talking on phone' on M11

4 hours ago   |   The Mirror

The Conservative chairman was accused of being “dishonest” and a “liar” after the accident near his Braintree constituency in Essex
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Energy firms hit those who refuse to have smart meters with higher bills

Energy firms hit those who refuse to have smart meters with higher bills

6 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Money Mail readers have surged forward to cry foul after we reported that energy suppliers were saving their best deals for those willing to have the gadgets installed
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HarmonyOS: What's with Huawei's Android-replacement operating system? - CNET

7 hours ago   |   CNET

The Chinese phone maker's alternative to Google Android is also about TVs, cars, tablets and other devices.
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Vatican's banker, Cardinal George Pell, loses child abuse conviction appeal

Vatican's banker, Cardinal George Pell, loses child abuse conviction appeal

The most senior member of the Catholic Church to be found guilty of child abuse has lost an appeal against his conviction. Read more ...

Ryan Reynolds Has a Perfect Solution for Fans Who Are Mourning Marvel's Loss...

Ryan Reynolds Has a Perfect Solution for Fans Who Are Mourning Marvel's Loss of Spider-Man

Ryan Reynolds is a man with answers! The Deadpool actor is weighing in on the recent news that Spider-Man is reportedly no longer part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe... Read more ...

Donald Trump cancels meeting with Danish PM after she refuses to sell Greenland

Donald Trump cancels meeting with Danish PM after she refuses to sell Greenland

The US President posted a picture of a golden Trump Tower in Greenland less than 24 hours ago as he ramped up rhetoric about guying the island Read more ...

UK weather forecast: Gales force winds to lash Britain before 29C heatwave

UK weather forecast: Gales force winds to lash Britain before 29C heatwave

Gale force winds and heavy rain will lash the UK today ahead of a heatwave that could break the record for the hottest August bank holiday ever Read more ...

New James Bond film title revealed as No Time To Die

New James Bond film title revealed as No Time To Die

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'Look forward to rescheduling': Trump scraps entire trip to Denmark after...

'Look forward to rescheduling': Trump scraps entire trip to Denmark after its prime minister rejected his idea of buying Greenland

President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he scrapped plans to meet with Denmark's prime minister after she rebuffed his idea of possibly purchasing the autonomous island of... Read more ...

Gary Neville makes bold Paul Pogba prediction despite Man Utd star's penalty...

Gary Neville makes bold Paul Pogba prediction despite Man Utd star's penalty miss

Paul Pogba saw his 68th-minute spot-kick saved by Wolves stopper Rui Patricio as United dropped points in the Premier League Read more ...

Cavaliers and Roundheads: four thoughts about the Article 50 litigation

Cavaliers and Roundheads: four thoughts about the Article 50 litigation

[If you value independent and reliable law and policy blogging at Jack of Kent, please support this blog at its Patreon site - many thanks.] 11th July 2016 There are three... Read more ...

The two Article 50 legal claims - the current details

The two Article 50 legal claims - the current details

[If you value independent and reliable law and policy blogging at Jack of Kent, please support this blog at its Patreon site - many thanks.] There are a couple of legal claims... Read more ...

'Spider-Man' is reportedly out of the MCU after Disney and Sony fail to...

'Spider-Man' is reportedly out of the MCU after Disney and Sony fail to reach agreement

It seems like Spidey won't feature in any more Marvel movies Spider-Man is reportedly out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Sony and Disney failed to reach an agreement... Read more ...